Tag Archive: Desktop


This desktop power station is simply a must-have

You seriously need one of these.

Amazon has the Legrand desktop mounted USB charging station on sale for $ 23.99, which is the lowest it’s ever sold for. This powerful charging accessory normally sells for around $ 30, and has even sold for as much as $ 37 recently. It has two fast-charging 3.1A USB ports, and two AC ports, allowing it to easily charge up to four devices at the same time. The design allows it  [Read More…]

Switch between sitting and standing with Halter’s $120 elevating desktop

Take a stand or sit down.

Amazon has the popular Halter adjustable sit/stand elevating desk on sale for $ 119.99 today, a savings of $ 50 from its regular price. With just the squeeze of its handle, the gas spring can quickly and easily switch it between the two positions in just seconds. It comes pre-assembled, so all you have to do is take it out of the box and put it on your desk and start  [Read More…]

Turn your phone into a desktop PC with the $42 Samsung DeX Station

Try a new experience.

The Samsung DeX Station Desktop Experience is down to $ 41.99 on Amazon, which is a new all-time low price. It has been selling between $ 70 and $ 100 for the last few months and hadn’t dropped below $ 70 until a couple of months ago.

This device converts your smartphone into a desktop. It works with plenty of models including the Galaxy Note8, S8 and S9, and the Plus versions. It  [Read More…]

Skype launches call recording across desktop, iOS, and Android

Recording your Skype calls will now be much, much easier.

Skype has been testing integrated call recording with preview users for some time, but it looks like the feature is now ready for primetime. <!–break– The Skype team announced today that call recording is now rolling out across its Android, iOS, and desktop apps, allowing you to capture your calls with a tap.

“Call recording is completely cloud-based and is now available on the latest version of  [Read More…]

How to access your desktop computer from your Android

It all happened to us at one point. You’re away from home and the need arises for you to run a program on your PC. Or you simply require a document or a photo that’s sitting in one of your desktop folders.

Well, fortunately, Google has made it possible for you to easily access your Windows computer from your Android phone. To begin, download and install the Chrome Remote Desktop app on both of your devices.

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How to make your Skype or Hangouts video look great on your desktop

Frequently video chat with friends, co-workers, or podcasters? Here are a few tips to help you look like a pro.

Video chatting with friends and co-workers has practically become a way of life in our modern world. I use Skype and FaceTime pretty much daily in my home and work life, and because of that, I’ve spent a good deal of time trying to perfect my video quality.

Whether you wear pajama bottoms or a dress shirt  [Read More…]

How to send texts from your desktop using Android Messages

06Last month, Google started rolling out “Messages for Web” support for all Android users.

While Apple iPhone owners have long been able to use iMessages on Mac, Android users are only now getting a similar functionality. Basically, the new tool allows to send text messages from any web browser, so you don’t have to keep reaching for your phone.

Over the years, Google launched a number of messaging apps, but none proved too popular. With Android Messages, which is the  [Read More…]

Turn your phone into a desktop PC with the $57 Samsung DeX Station

Try a new experience.

The Samsung DeX Station Desktop Experience is down to $ 57 on Amazon, which is the lowest price we’ve ever seen. It has been selling between $ 80 and $ 86 for the last few months and hasn’t dropped below $ 70 until now.

This device converts your smartphone into a desktop. It works with plenty of models including the Galaxy Note8, S8 and S9, and the Plus versions. It has a built-in  [Read More…]

Android Messages for web desktop site is now live

The service isn’t working quite yet, but we’re getting somewhere.

In late-April, Google’s plans for turning Android Messages into something of an iMessage competitor were revealed. There are a lot of moving parts with this effort, but one of the big ones appears to finally be coming to light — desktop messaging.

If you head to messages.android.com, you’ll see a new website with a large bit of text saying you can “Text on your computer with Messages  [Read More…]

Action Launcher v37 adds powerful ‘desktop shortcuts’ and Android P UI

Formatting for the Pixel Launcher’s layout is also enabled by default.

The v37 update for Action Launcher is making its way to the Play Store right now, and as always, developer Chris Lacy has a handful of new features for us to geek out over.

The biggest change this time around is something called “desktop shortcuts.” When enabled, you can hold down on any blank part of your home screen to bring up desktop shortcuts and  [Read More…]